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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Population

Inmate Population on June 30, 2006

  • There are 15,023 more inmates in Florida prisons today than there were five years ago.
Inmate Population as of June 30
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
TOTAL 73,553 77,316 81,974 84,901 88,576
GENDER BREAKDOWN
Males 69,164 72,520 76,675 79,221 82,360
Females 4,389 4,796 5,299 5,680 6,216
RACE BREAKDOWN
White 32,384 34,588 36,935 38,874 40,932
Black 39,239 40,583 42,572 43,306 44,674
Other 1,930 2,145 2,467 2,721 2,970
RACE/MALES BREAKDOWN
White Males 30,383 32,244 34,202 35,793 37,510
Black Males 37,121 38,412 40,259 40,984 42,174
Other Males 1,660 1,864 2,214 2,444 2,676
RACE/FEMALES BREAKDOWN
White Females 2,001 2,344 2,733 3,081 3,422
Black Females 2,118 2,171 2,313 2,322 2,500
Other Females 270 281 253 277 294

Inmate Population by Race
On June 30, 2002-2006

White rose from 32,384 in 2002 to 40,932 in 2006. Black rose from 39,239 in 2002 to 44,674 in 2006.  Other rose from 1,930 in 2002 to 2,970 in 2006.